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Japan: Magazine of Overseas Travel 1927.  10 issues from March through December 1927 by [BEAUTIFUL NYK TRAVEL MAGAZINE] - 1st Edition. - 1927. - from Asia Bookroom (SKU: 171820)

Japan: Magazine of Overseas Travel 1927. 10 issues from March through December 1927

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Japan: Magazine of Overseas Travel 1927. 10 issues from March through December 1927

by [BEAUTIFUL NYK TRAVEL MAGAZINE]

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San Francisco.: Nippon Yusen Kaisha. 1st Edition.. 1927.. Filled with countless black & white photographic images and striking cover art as well as numerous advertisements for hotels and passenger ships together with fashions of the era. In depth articles and commentary, and a focus on trans-pacific personalites. Each issue has 56pp. 31 x 23cm, original pictorial wrappers some with a mild vertical crease. Near fine copies. A loosely inserted card from New York's Japan Society states that this periodical, published in San Francisco in English was "published with the purpose of making Asian countries, particularly Japan, better known in the United States, and thus promoting better international relations, the magazine is sent to you as an activity of the Townsend Harris Committee. The attractive covers and format are reminiscent of the better known Asia Magazine.

Articles include: 60 Years of Steam-Shipping. An History of Trans-Pacific Service - W.C. Bunner; Trans-Pacific Personalities; Hails and Farewells (captioned photos and a little text on Japanese and Americans who have recently sailed on the NYK line across the Pacific); The Inspiration Towards Progress. Education in Japan - M.T Yamamoto; Trouping on a Chinese Show Boat. Behind the Scenes - W.C. Bunner; Japan's Foreign Policy. A New Premier - K.K. Kawakami; The American Influence on Japanese Progress. A Boost or Burden? - K.K. Kawakami; The House of Shadows. Memories of Lafcadio Hearn - Denarius Dean; 2 page photo feature America Welcomes Japanese Training Squadron; The December 1927 issue devoted to Japan in Chosen includes The Regeneration of Chosen Under a Liberal Regime - K.K. Kawakami.

Many attractive illustrated advertisements are included mainly advertising rail and hotels in the United States including a double page promoting the D.M. Linnard Hotels which promotes the attractions of California and including San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Lake Tahoe and the Huntington in Pasedena. .

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Bookseller
Asia Bookroom AU (AU)
Bookseller's Inventory #
171820
Title
Japan: Magazine of Overseas Travel 1927. 10 issues from March through December 1927
Author
[BEAUTIFUL NYK TRAVEL MAGAZINE]
Book condition
Used
Edition
1st Edition.
Publisher
Nippon Yusen Kaisha
Place of Publication
San Francisco.
Date Published
1927.
Keywords
America, Asia, Foreign Affairs, Japan, Japanese Americans, Southeast Asia, Travel Writing, zz_ListOn_eBay
Bookseller catalogs
Japan_Collectable;

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Asia Bookroom is a large open shop specialising in books on Asia. We also have smaller sections on the Middle East and the Pacific. Our stock ranges from antiquarian books through to new books. We also carry ephemera relating to Asia including an interesting range of 19th and 20th Century ephemera published in East Asia in English, Chinese and Japanese.

Asia Bookroom issues regular specialised book lists on Asia and invite you to let us know your interests so that we can let you know of new arrivals as they come in to stock. And if you are in Australia's capital city Canberra we hope you will visit our shop!

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